"THE ONLY THING NECESSARY FOR THE TRIUMPH OF EVIL IS FOR GOOD MEN TO DO NOTHING"
--Burke

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

"A lawsuit accuses a Baltimore medical institute of exposing children to lead poisoning in the 1990s"

"The Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Maryland, is facing a
class-action lawsuit accusing it of knowingly exposing more than 100
young black children to lead poisoning in the 1990s during the course of
a scientific study on lead abatement measures in homes with lead paint.
The children, aged 1 to 5 years, were living in supposedly "lead-safe"
housing in poor neighborhoods of Baltimore, but according to the lawsuit
were actually selected by the institute because of lingering lead dust
problems. "What they would do was to improve the lead hazard from what
it was but not improve it to code," Thomas F. Yost Jr., one of the
lawyers who filed the suit, told The New York Times."

http://the-scientist.com/2011/09/19/institute-sued-over-lead-poisoning-study/

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